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BlackBerry sued for refusal to pay its own IP advisors in 32,000-patent sale

Tech+IP Advisory alleges it spent ‘thousands of hours’ from May 2020 to March 2023 on selling the huge portfolio yet $1.3 million invoice unpaid

29 August 2023

u-blox loses antitrust claim against InterDigital in cellular SEP licensing dispute

The US Department of Justice antitrust division under the Trump Administration had intervened in the pair’s 2019 dispute but did not make its voice heard in this year’s lawsuit

17 August 2023

Avanci’s 5G licensing platform is a very big deal

The new programme delivers significant value to automakers and their customers, while demonstrating to policy makers that the market knows how to build solutions that work

17 August 2023

BREAKING: Avanci launches 5G programme with Huawei on board, and Mercedes-Benz as first licensee

New offering already boasts more patentees than the 4G platform and offers a reduced rate for early adopters

16 August 2023

Avanci announces first new Aftermarket licensee since launch

The connected vehicles aftermarket programme first launched with 40-plus licensors onboard including Ericsson, InterDigital and Qualcomm

20 July 2023

Auto industry IP rights in the crosshairs as Congress ponders right-to-repair bills

Draft legislation would reduce vehicle OEMs design patent rights and require release of data and tools for repairs, but Congressmen are also concerned about right-to-repair for smartphones, home appliances, and farm equipment

19 July 2023

Is Tesla driving towards patent monetisation by suing charging tech rival for refusing to take a licence?

The first-ever US assertion by Tesla may portend a sea change in how CEO Elon Musk feels about patents

18 July 2023

Ericsson’s patent strategy is evolving, says VP of global licensing

Exclusive interview with Roy Maharaj on new opportunities for patent monetisation and IP licensing tips

11 July 2023

Toyota is investing most heavily in EV and autonomous tech, study suggests

UnitedLex report shows Daimler and Continental have the highest lapse rates for engines and emissions patents, while the Japanese OEM has the heaviest investments in EV and autonomous portfolios

30 June 2023

Patent transactions in Q1 2023

Featured in Secondary Market Activity

Allied Security Trust has released its latest patent deals report which tracked 371 transactions including the sale of 68 Intel assets to Daedalus Group

21 June 2023

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